swimming

FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2012, file photo, United States' Missy Franklin reacts to her gold medal win in the women's 200-meter backstroke final at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. The five-time Olympic champion is retiring from swimming at age 23, citing chronic shoulder pain that has affected her for the last 2 and a half years. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)
December 19, 2018 - 1:23 pm
Five-time Olympic champion Missy Franklin is retiring from swimming at age 23, citing chronic shoulder pain that has affected her for the last 2½ years. She announced her plans Wednesday in a letter posted on ESPN.com . Franklin's spokeswoman says the swimmer is with her family in Colorado for the...
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Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps
(Glenn Andrews-USA TODAY Sports)
October 26, 2018 - 3:23 pm
I was so down on myself, I didn't have any self-love, quite honestly I didn't want to be alive," Phelps said.
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United States' swimmer Ryan Lochte
(AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)
October 11, 2018 - 4:31 pm
Lochte's reputation has taken other hits for issues out of the pool, notably in 2016 when he claimed he was robbed at gunpoint at a Rio de Janeiro gas station.
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Michael Phelps (USA) during the men's 100m butterfly heats
(Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports)
August 01, 2018 - 5:45 pm
Clark Kent Apuada beat the record of the greatest swimmer in Olymic history by more than a full second.
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